EMDR Therapy

An Introduction to EMDR Therapy

An Introduction to EMDR Therapy by Nicole Vega, LMSW      Brought to you by popular demand, I am here today to talk to you about EMDR, which is a therapy platform that I have been recently trained in. I think it is fantastic and it might be something […]

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Why is Anxiety on the Rise?

Why is Anxiety on the Rise?  By Nicole Vega LMSW, CHC As someone who has been working in the mental health field for over a decade, one trend I have noticed is that anxiety is on the rise. With all the advancements in medications, therapies, and access to information one [...] Read More



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Rewind, reset, and give yourself “permission” in the New Year!

How to rewind, reset, and give yourself “permission” in the New Year! by Jen Belmonte, LMSW, CHC It’s that time of year again!  Gym memberships significantly increase, families and individuals adopt healthier food choices, and many homes experience greater organization, cleaning, etc! But how do we approach the New Year […]

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Grand Rapids Counselor, a health care resource for the people Grand Rapids, MI

A New Health Care Resource for Grand Rapids, Michigan

The team at Health for Life Grand Rapids has created an easy to use website for the people of Grand Rapids called www.GrandRapidsCounselor.com . This website provides a mobile-phone and tablet friendly overview of all the Counselors, Naturopathic Doctors, and Hypnotherapists at Health for Life Grand Rapids providing many different […]

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Health for Life starts a Free Postpartum Support Group

Free Postpartum Support Group in Grand Rapids, MI The journey of motherhood often evokes so many different emotions…. excitement, joy, and wonder.  However, these are often accompanied by fear, worry, and confusion.  The responsibility of caring for a new life, combined with sleepless nights, work/home balance, and conflict with partner/family […]

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7 Days of Self Care Challenge

7 Days of Self Care Challenge by Nicole Vega, LMSW, CHC  (A counselor in Grand Rapids, MI) In a world of expectation, chaos, and struggle, it is vital that we find time to center ourselves and create a body that allows for inner and outer resilience. Self care is one […]

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Grand Opening Sept 21st 2017!

Health for Life Grand Rapids Celebrates Their Grand Opening Integrative Counseling Office Hosts Open House Grand Rapids, MI: Health for Life Grand Rapids, an integrative mental health facility, will host an open house to celebrate their grand opening. This event will take place on Thursday, September 21st, 5:30-7:30pm EST, at […]

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Is Food Affecting Your Mood?

Is Food Affecting Your Mood? By Nicole Vega LMSW, CHC As a health coach one of the things I find to be a vital component of my work is educating individuals and groups on the ways your nutrition can impact your mood. Many people can identify with emotional eating, feeling […]

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5 tips to manage anxiety as a mom

5 Tips to Manage Anxiety as a Mom

5 Tips to Manage Anxiety as a Mom by Nicole Vega, LMSW | CHC One of my passions as both a clinician and health coach is helping mothers overcome their feelings of anxiety. In society today it can be difficult to navigate life, even if you are not a parent, without […]

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